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Global Drums provide beat for Volunteer Appreciation Night

Posted on 18 April 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

Volunteers often march to the beat of their own drum, giving up their time to serve causes about which they are passionate. On Thursday, April 19 members of Global Drums will provide the beat for a celebration of Fort Macleod’s many volunteers. The annual free Volunteer Appreciation Night gets under way at 7 p.m. at…Continue Reading

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Country singer to perform at Empress Theatre

Posted on 18 April 2018 by staff | Comments (0)

Donny Lee will hit the Empress Theatre stage April 27 with his two-hour Nashville style concert titled “The Best Of…Continue Reading

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Empress Theatre to host magic show

Posted on 18 April 2018 by admin | Comments (0)

The Empress Theatre Society plans to pull a rabbit out of its hat with a new fund-raiser on Saturday, April…Continue Reading

Calgary Stampeders leading change on domestic violence

Posted on 18 April 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod and district residents are invited Wednesday, April 25 to become part of a cultural change led by a…Continue Reading

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Atom Mavericks named Team of the Year

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

The Atom Mavericks were named Fort Macleod Minor Hockey’s Team of the Year. The Mavericks, who won a Zone 5 banner and represented Fort Macleod at the Atom D provincial tournament, were honoured Wednesday during the awards ceremony at the Empress Theatre. “It’s always a tough decision,” Minor Hockey vice-president Kyle Nielson said. “It’s a…Continue Reading

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Jason Stockton, Hayden Archibald nominated for Clint Jordan Award

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

Jason Stockton capped his Fort Macleod Minor Hockey career with the Clint Jordan Memorial Award. The Midget Mavericks defenceman received…Continue Reading


Willow Creek MD finished with healthy surplus

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Contributor | Comments (0)

LAWRENCE GLEASON, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR The MD of Willow Creek budget resulted in a $701,000 surplus. The surplus is before the…Continue Reading


Mobile mammography to visit Macleod, Brocket

Posted on 10 April 2018 by staff | Comments (0)

Screen Test is coming to Brocket and Fort Macleod. Alberta Health Services’ Screen Test brings breast cancer screening to women…Continue Reading

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Medicine wheel key in traditional Blackfoot wellness

Posted on 03 April 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Medicine wheel key in traditional Blackfoot wellness

Fort Macleod residents had a chance March 24 to learn how to use the traditional Blackfoot medicine wheel as a guide to wellness. About 40 people turned out at Trinity United Church hall for the traditional wellness workshop led by Blackfoot elders. Vera Crow Shoe of Alberta Health Services began the session by recognizing the…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Skating Club held its annual carnival March 17 with the theme, ‘Under the Sea.' Here are some images.

Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action at the Fort Macleod Curling Club's ladies bonspiel.


Should the government of Alberta retaliate against the B.C. government for any delays to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by driving up gas prices or slapping restrictions on shipments of other energy products?